SLELO PRISM

Biocontrol Use in SLELO

The main benefit of using biocontrol is that they conduct the management for you, keeping invasive species populations in check and reducing the need for human intervention.


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Black River Trail Feasibility Study

Over the summer Brittney and Robert (our Early Detection Team), and partners with Parks, conducted a survey to determine the feasibility of invasive species removal/control and restoration work.


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Emerald Ash Borer Biocontrol

The SLELO region is part of an exciting pilot study that is investigating combining short-term systemic insecticides and long-term biological control to help preserve ash resources in black and green ash forests.


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Spotted Lanternfly In New York- Now What?

Spotted lanternfly feeds on nearly 70 different plant species including apple and grapes. Being that New York is the second largest apple producer and third largest grape producer in the US the state stands to loose $358.4 million in annual crop yields.


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Aquatic Restoration Initiative Phase 1 Assessment Complete

The first phase of this initiative, “Aquatic and Riparian Invasive Species Inventory and Habitat Assessment,” focused on three select tributaries in Eastern Lake Ontario—Sandy Creek, South Sandy Creek and Deer […]


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Protecting Connected Landscapes

Connected landscapes are critical to sustaining diversity and resiliency in a changing climate.


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Partner Spotlight

Our partners with the Office of Parks and Historic Preservation have Invasive Species Technicians that are aiding invasive species work throughout the Thousand Islands region. One of their projects involves controlling invasive buckthorn and honeysuckle using a chemical-free approach.


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Tiered Species Showcase

We’ve developed a Tiered Species List that is aimed to help better strategize management of invasive species in our region. The system categorizes species by known presence and feasible management approach’s: prevention, eradication, suppression localized control, and monitoring.


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Early Detection Work

Early detection work is a core mission for SLELO PRISM. Learn how we’ve strenghtened our efforts.


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Using Satellites to Spot Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Using advanced remote sensing technologies and computer modeling, hemlock woolly adelgid damage can be detected before significant defoliation or tree mortality occurs, allowing for the efficient deployment of rapid-response field crews to confirm infestations and develop treatment plans.


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